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Grapplers to Face Off in Annual Wrestle Off
The intrasquad event will feature match-ups in seven out of the 10 collegiate wrestling weight classes. Due to injuries on the squad, there will not be wrestle off match-ups at 184 pounds, 197 pounds and heavyweight. There will also be two extra exhibitions at 149 and 157 pounds.
Below is a bout-by-bout listing of the wrestle off match-ups:
125 - Sean Katz (15-26) vs. Joe Pantaleo (N/A)
133 - Christian Smith (2-34) vs. Cameron Hurd (N/A)
141 - Frank Gayeski (N/A) vs. Joey Montgomery (N/A)
149 - Tim Harner (32-12) vs. Zac McCray (4-13)
157 - Shaun Smith (14-16) vs. Julian Colon (17-16)
165 - Brad Clark (N/A) vs. Sam Rakes (N/A)
174 - Aaron Kelley (29-19) vs. Nick Knowles (10-20)
184 - No match scheduled due to injuries
197 - No match scheduled due to injuries
HWT - No match scheduled due to injuries
149 (Ex.) Ryan McDonnell (0-2) vs. Justin Krop (N/A)
157 (Ex.) Josh Duren (6-6) vs. Aaron Thompson (N/A)
Note: Numbers in parentheses are individual 2007-08 records.
Liberty, the two-time defending NCAA East Regional champions, is slated to open up its 2008-09 schedule at home, when the Flames host East Regional foe Gardner-Webb on Nov. 11 inside the Vines Center at 7 p.m.
The Flames defeated the Bulldogs, 34-6, at last year's Eastern Regional Duals, while finishing 41 points ahead of Gardner-Webb at last year's NCAA East Regional Championship in Lynchburg, Va.